Professional Development & Training

The Southwest Family Institute provides professional development and training opportunities to therapists on staff as well as to other mental health providers in the community. Dr. Susan Smith-Pierce serves as the Director of Professional Development and Training.  She coordinates and conducts regular trainings on a variety of topics, including specific treatment modalities, interventions for particular mental health issues, best-practice standards for treatment of specific diagnoses, and ethical considerations in mental health. Participants in these trainings can receive board-certified CEUs.

Agency Founder and President, Dr. Craig Pierce, provides CEU certified trainings specifically in interpersonal neurobiology and trauma informed treatment for clinicians and educators.

SWFGC also has several other staff members who offer trainings in multiple areas of expertise.

For more information please call Dr. Susan Smith-Pierce at (505) 830-1871